China: 14 trapped in tunnel flooding in Guangdong

By ANI | Published: July 15, 2021 07:45 AM2021-07-15T07:45:49+5:302021-07-15T07:55:02+5:30

At least 14 persons were trapped in a tunnel flooding on Thursday in Zhuhai City of south China's Guangdong Province.

China: 14 trapped in tunnel flooding in Guangdong | China: 14 trapped in tunnel flooding in Guangdong

China: 14 trapped in tunnel flooding in Guangdong

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At least 14 persons were trapped in a tunnel flooding on Thursday in Zhuhai City of south China's Guangdong Province.

The flooding started at around 3:30 am (local time), said the local emergency management bureau, reported Xinhua.

As per the local authorities, water started gushing out at the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel which is a part of the Xingye expressway.

Zhuhai has set up on-site rescue headquarters.

The rescue work and investigation into the cause of the accident are underway.

( With inputs from ANI )

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